From Chinese Buddhist Encyclopedia
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ཀླུ། (Wyl. klu ) n. Pron.: lu
- Skt. nāga.
- Skt. पन्नगः, pannaga, Pron.: pannaga. From Sanskrit: 'creeping low', a serpent or serpent-demon | Cerasus Puddum
- Skt. उरगः, uraga, Pron.: uraga. From Sanskrit: fr. | on | and | a serpent, snake | a Nāga (semi-divine serpent usually represented with a human face) | N. of the Nakshatra Āślesha (presided over by the Nāgas) | lead
- Skt. व्याडः, vyāḍa, Pron.: vyada. From Sanskrit: said to be fr. 3. | malicious, mischievous | with loc. | a beast of prey | a snake | 'a rogue' or 'a jackal' | N. of Indra
- Skt. नागः, nāga, Pron.: naga. From Sanskrit: prob. neither fr. | nor fr. | a snake, (•esp.) Coluber Naga | a Nāga or serpent-demon (the race of Kadru or Su-rasā inhabiting the waters or the city Bhoga-vatī under the earth | they are supposed to have a human face with serpent-like lower extremities [see •esp. Nāg. v, 17 | N. of the numbers 7 | or 8 | a cruel man | one of the 5 airs of the human body (which is expelled by eructation) | an elephant | etc. | the best or most excellent of any kind | shark | cloud | N. of •sev. plants (Mesua Roxburghii, Rottlera Tinctoria) | N. of a serpent-demon | of a Sādhya | of a teacher | of a dynasty of 9 or 10 princes | of •sev. authors | also | and | of •sev. other men | of a mountain | of a district | N. of •sev. women